Confused whether to go on a swim or to climb up and trek? We what if we say you can do both! Yes, now explore the deepest secrets of the Ambassador Lagoon as you trek down this aquatic architecture. So now, marine adventures can go as deep as 10 metre to the bottom of the lagoon and get to experience the ‘World’s Deepest Aqua Trek Experience’ in Dubai.
Loved the lagoons at Dubai Atlantis? You can now take the experience a notch higher with the ‘AquaTrek Extreme’. Offering two sessions at 1 PM and 4 PM, the organisers take up to four people to explore the majestic underwater open air aquarium. The whole experience lasts for about an hour, including the check-in, briefing and suiting up.
Divers can get up close and personal with over 65,000 marine animals including sharks, stingrays and schools of multicolored fish. The aquatrekkers will be first taken to the Ambassdor Lagoon Aquarium. Once suited with the gear, the adventurers will descend down into the depths using the custom ladder to explore the Lost City Of Atlantis. The underwater world will give you a glimpse of artefacts and an interactive experience with marine creatures. And the best part- you can relive the experience, through the footage recorded by the GO-PRO cameras.
Natasha Christie, Director, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis, The Palm, said: “We can’t emphasise strongly enough how passionate we all are about the marine environment, and this technology allows visitors the opportunity to share our passion for the resort’s remarkable aquatic life and to learn more about their habitat.”
The trek can be experienced across 27 countries, but this is the first time it has reached a depth of 10m. The underwater trek will is priced between AED 720- AED 850 for Atlantis guests and AED 795- AED 925 for others.
Who Is It For?
For the uninitiated, the trek is for everyone, so you don’t have to be a scuba diver a strong swimmer. All you need to do is get your own swimwear as the experts take you down the massive aquarium on the seatrek. Participants under the age of 12 will not be permitted. Besides, those below the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Where: The Atlantis
Cost: AED 720- AED 850 for Atlantis guests, AED 795- AED 925 for others